կորիւն

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See also: Կորիւն

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

կորիւն (koriwn)

  1. a cub or whelp of any wild beast
    կորիւն առիւծուkoriwn aṙiwculion's whelp
    կորիւն արջուkoriwn arǰubear's cub, young bear
    կորիւն գայլոյkoriwn gayloyyoung wolf
    կորիւն շանkoriwn šanpuppy, pup, whelp
    կորիւն իժիցkoriwn ižicʿyoung viper
  2. (figuratively) fruit-like globules hidden under leaves of planes, elms and some other trees
  3. (figuratively) the arms shot by pumpkins, cucumbers and similar plants

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (young of an anymal): ձագ (jag)

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “կորիւն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “կորիւն”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “կորիւն”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy